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#Test

# test - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best

England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.

# test - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged Aussie Schemozzle This post contains videos

South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged

“As far as our security was concerned it was a direct breach of security protocol and he had to act to protect our players.”

# test - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Dan Lydiate injury sours dominant Wales win over South Africa

Wales may be more concerned about a knee injury to their flanker than their routine win over a sorry South Africa in Cardiff.

Elliot Daly red doesn't prove costly as England punish the Pumas

Daly was sent off in the fifth minute but England coped manfully, extending their perfect run thanks to a 27-14 win.

# test - Monday 14 November, 2016

All Blacks dominate World Rugby Player of the Year awards

As the All Blacks were named the World Rugby Team of the Year, Beauden Barrett took the individual prize.

# test - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Wales see off Pumas to end losing streak

Tries from Liam Williams and Gareth Davies, plus the boot of Leigh Halfpenny, led Wales to a morale-boosting win over Argentina.

# test - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'I couldn't tell you the last time we played five-a-side' - Sturridge on Klopp's tactical sessions

“In football, not may clubs do double sessions during the season but we have the opportunity to do it.”

# test - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'I think if anyone can challenge the All Blacks it is more likely to be Ireland'

Former All Black Todd Blackadder believes Ireland are capable of toppling the world champions.

# test - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Savea, Cruden and Fekitoa return for history-chasing All Blacks

Steve Hansen makes three changes for Saturday’s game in Auckland.

# test - Monday 17 October, 2016

'It's hard to believe, to be honest' - Michael Cheika pays tribute to Anthony Foley

The former Leinster coach Michael Cheika reflected on the tragic death of a ‘special person’.

# test - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Surgery for Warburton after JVDF clash, flanker hopes to return in time for Wales' November Tests

The Wales captain suffered a fractured cheekbone in the loss to Leinster.

Eddie Jones tells England prop Vunipola to lose weight

The player was included in the coach’s 37-man training squad for the upcoming Tests

# test - Friday 30 September, 2016

Ben Te'o one of seven uncapped players included in England squad

Eddie Jones’ side are preparing for Tests against South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia.

# test - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

'England should have at least 15 in Lions squad'

Eddie Jones believes the Lions have a real opportunity to beat the All Blacks and thinks England should be heavily represented in the squad.

# test - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia

After breaking his ankle against New Zealand, Giteau could step aside to let the next generation come through.

# test - Friday 12 August, 2016

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# test - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Allister Coetzee lauds resilient Springboks after series comeback

The Springboks held off Ireland to claim the three-Test series 2-1 in Port Elizabeth.

# test - Saturday 25 June, 2016

France ensure tied series with Argentina rout

That’s all you’ll be winning this weekend, lads.

Joe Schmidt on our radar along with Gatland and Cotter, says All Blacks chief

The Kiwis are planning for Steve Hansen’s exit.

# test - Monday 20 June, 2016

Wallabies skipper defends attacking approach in demoralising loss to England

Stephen Moore’s side passed up opportunities to kick for goal when trying to reel in Eddie Jones’ side.

Vermeulen top of Springbok injury concerns ahead of series-deciding third Test

The dramatic comeback against Ireland could have come at a cost.

# test - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Michael Cheika apologises to Australia fans after series defeat to England

The home side slumped to a first ever series defeat in their own backyard to their bitter rivals.

# test - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Gatland proud despite series loss to New Zealand

After suffering a 36-22 loss to New Zealand that sealed their fate in the series, Wales coach Warren Gatland nonetheless expressed pride.

# test - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Cheika dumps props for second Test as he looks for instant response against England

Australia’s team for Melbourne shows four changes from the first Test defeat.

# test - Monday 13 June, 2016

Jones scathing of England's 'disrespectful' treatment in Australia

England coach Eddie Jones has been less than impressed with how his team has been treated in Australia.

George North ruled out of New Zealand tour

The WRU have confirmed the disappointing news.

# test - Friday 10 June, 2016

Conor O'Shea aims to create best Italy team ever

Italy have the potential to create their best ever team, the side’s new Irish coach Conor O’Shea has said.

# test - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Eddie Jones gives the nod to Burrell and Farrell for clash with Australia

George Ford drops to the bench for England’s first Test against Australia, with Owen Farrell returning to his usual position of fly-half.

# test - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today Me Nerves

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

# test - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Cutting out diving and lost time at the scrum the target of World Rugby law changes

World Rugby announced that minor amendments to rules for northern hemisphere rugby union will come into effect from July 1.

# test - Monday 30 May, 2016

England call in Burrell to replace injured Tuilagi for Australia tour

The Northampton man played his first international since the World Cup warm-ups yesterday, and could partner Ben Te’o down under.

# test - Sunday 29 May, 2016

England run in five tries against Wales in tour warm-up at Twickenham

The margin of victory would have been even greater had George Ford not missed six of his seven kicks.

# test - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Horwill makes surprise return as Wallabies name 10 debutants

Australia will host England in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney next month.

# test - Monday 23 May, 2016

Leaving Chris Ashton out of England squad was an 'easy call'

Eddie Jones feels Marland Yarde is better-equipped to work in his back three.

# test - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie We put these four top smartphone cameras to the test. Here's how it went Comparison

We put these four top smartphone cameras to the test. Here's how it went

Four smartphones, one camera test, but who wins?

# test - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A simple blood test can diagnose concussions Head Injury

A simple blood test can diagnose concussions

Left untreated or under-treated, concussions put patients at risk for further, often more serious injury.

# test - Thursday 3 March, 2016

How well do you know your League of Ireland history?

Do you know your Gary Twiggs from your Glenn Crowes?

# test - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Scrum-half Phillips retires from international rugby after 94 Wales caps

The 33-year-old helped the Welsh to two Grand Slams during his Test career.

# test - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia' Blood Donation

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia'

A new test introduced in July last year has been failing to identify donors with an iron deficiency.

# test - Friday 13 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How Much Did You Learn From Science Week?

QUIZ: How Much Did You Learn From Science Week?

Told you there’d be a test.